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The Faculté Polytechnique de Mons (FPMs) is the oldest university of the city of Mons and the first Engineering school in Belgium (1836). Its first name was «École des Mines» (Mining School).

From January 1, 2009 the Engineering Faculty of Mons and the University of Mons-hainaut [1] fused in a new university simply called the University of Mons [2].

The Faculty organizes a 5 years cursus and delivers the Engineering (Ir.) and Master of Science (MSc.) degree. One can also get the Applied Sciences Doctor degree (Dr.) at the FPMs.




  • BSc. in engineering
  • MSc. in engineering (Architecture, Chemistry, Electricity, Computer Science, Mechanics, Mining and Geology).
  • Dr. in Applied Sciences

1200 students (2004-2005). Diplomas per year: 170.


Research teams :

  • 25 laboratories
  • 4 research centres (Multitel, Materia Nova, Inisma, CETIC). All these web sites have English versions.
  • Spin-offs : 4.
  • Start-ups founded by young FPMs engineers: 20.
  • Patents : 5 patent families.

International dimension

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